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Harry  Crosbie indicated last month that he hoped to begin construction work on the Liberties project at Vicar Street in the coming few weeks. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Developer Harry Crosbie is facing another setback in his hotel development plans for Dublin after two appeals were lodged against his eight-storey, 18(...)

People Before Profit TD Bríd Smith Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fine Gael has been criticised for selecting a candidate to run in the local elections in Mayo who was found to have contravened the code of conduct fo(...)

People Before Profit and Sinn Féin oppose any carbon tax increase

What has been described as “a clear fault line” has emerged within the Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action over whether carbon taxes should be incr(...)

Day 2 of iNMO Nurses strike outside St. Vincent’s Hospital. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The stability of a collective wage agreement cannot be put on the table for talks to resolve the nurses’ dispute, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe(...)

‘We will have have to find a lot of money to save people’s jobs,’ Leo Varadkar said pointing to a chain reaction across the public service if the nurses’ claim is granted. Photographer: Simon Dawson/ Bloomberg

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the Government will need funds to deal with jobs losses in the event of a hard Brexit as he faced calls to intervene i(...)

The Coombe hospital: the words used in its letter are almost verbatim the text from section 11 of the Act. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The letter from the Coombe hospital to the couple at the centre of the latest abortion controversy is sympathetic, but clear. An abortion is not poss(...)

The Coombe hospital has issued a statement saying its board had no role whatsoever in certifying a termination of pregnancy. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The pregnant woman who the Dáil heard was denied an abortion despite two consultants’ approval has said she will travel to England next week for a ter(...)

An artist’s impression of the new Vicar Street Hotel

Developer Harry Crosbie has been given the green light for a new eight-storey 185-bedroom hotel at Vicar Street in the Dublin Liberties in spite of so(...)

 The  legislation, proposed by Deputy Bríd Smith, would make Ireland the fifth country globally to ban fossil fuel exploration. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Government move to stall a Climate Emergency Bill, that includes a proposal to end fossil fuel exploration in Ireland, was contrary to parliamentary(...)

 A well production test at the Corrib field off the Mayo coast. The committee heard  the  field supplies 50%  of the country’s gas needs, but will  be exhausted in 2025

Legislation to ban oil and gas exploration off the Republic’s coast stalled on Tuesday after an Oireachtas committee failed to vote in favour of movin(...)

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